This course examines creating trauma-informed organizations and building a trauma-informed workforce. It includes: Showing Organizational and Administrative Commitment to TIC, Using Trauma-Informed Principles in Strategic Planning, Reviewing and Updating Vision, Mission, and Value Statements, Assigning a Key Staff Member to Facilitate Change, Creating a Trauma-Informed Oversight Committee, Conducting an Organizational Self-Assessment of Trauma-Informed Services, Developing an Implementation Plan, Developing Policies and Procedures To Ensure Trauma-Informed Practices and To Prevent Re-traumatization, Developing a Disaster Plan, Incorporating Universal Routine Screenings, Applying Culturally Responsive, Principles Using Science-Based Knowledge, Creating a Peer-Support Environment, Obtaining Ongoing Feedback and Evaluations, Changing the Environment To Increase Safety, Developing Trauma-Informed Collaborations, Workforce Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention, Training in TIC, Trauma-Informed Counselor Competencies, Counselor Responsibilities and Ethics, Clinical Supervision and Consultation, Secondary Traumatization, and Counselor Self-Care.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 57-Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services An Implementation Guide for Behavioral Health Program Administrators created by SAMHSA in 2014.
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L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Identify the 16 strategies to implement TIC.
Acknowledge recruiting, retaining, and adequately supervising clinical staff is crucial to the successful implementation of TIC.
Recognize risk and protective factors for STS, and the importance of self-care.
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